Breaking up; letting go; cutting ties - no matter how you phrase it, ending a friendship is never easy. Thanks to the doubt and anxiety that usually tags along with this kind of decision, choosing to part ways can be one of the hardest - not to mention saddest - choices a person can make. I state this because I know; I've been there.
As difficult as it can be to accept at first, I also know cutting ties with someone you naturally just don't sync with anymore can be the best remedy for your mental health. Not all friendships are meant to last forever. And you know what? That's OK. In fact, it's only natural. The important thing is learning how to recognize when it's time to officially separate. Keep reading for eight telltale signs a friendship has unfortunately taken a toxic turn.